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Joseph Stalin

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin was a Georgian revolutionary and Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until 1953 as the general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and premier of the Soviet Union. Despite initially governing the Soviet Union as part of a collective leadership, he eventually consolidated power to become the country's de facto dictator by the 1930s. A communist ideologically committed to the Leninist... Read More

BornIoseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili
18 December [O.S. 6] 1878
Gori, Tiflis Governorate, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire (present-day Georgia)
Died5 March 1953 (aged 74)
Kuntsevo Dacha, Kuntsevo, Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
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